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2005-12-09 14:00:00

By Mary Milliken and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - Industrialized and developing nations were close to a deal on Friday to start work on extending the Kyoto Protocol to fight global warming past 2012, but the United States resisted calls for new commitments to combat climate change. On the final day of the November 28-December 9 U.N. conference on climate change, environmentalists said they were losing hope that the United States -- the largest producer of heat-trapping greenhouse...

2005-12-09 12:20:00

By Mary Milliken and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL -- Industrialized and developing nations were close to a breakthrough on Friday on a deal to begin work on extending the Kyoto Protocol to fight global warming past 2012, but the United States resisted calls for new commitments to combat climate change. On the final day of the November 28-December 9 U.N. conference on climate change, environmentalists said they were losing hope that the United States -- the largest producer of heat-trapping...

2005-12-09 12:05:00

By Mary Milliken and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - Industrialized and developing nations were close to a breakthrough on Friday on a deal to begin work on extending the Kyoto Protocol to fight global warming past 2012, but the United States resisted calls for new commitments to combat climate change. On the final day of the November 28-December 9 U.N. conference on climate change, environmentalists said they were losing hope that the United States -- the largest producer of...

2005-12-08 22:18:22

By Mary Milliken and David Fogarty MONTREAL (Reuters) - Major industrial nations neared accord on a vague road map to extend the Kyoto Protocol at U.N. climate talks on Thursday but Washington showed no sign of budging from plans to pursue its own strategy on global warming. Negotiators at the November 28-December 9 talks also agreed to speed investments in clean energy projects in the Third World and set rules to ensure compliance with Kyoto, meant as a first step to prevent...

2005-12-08 19:19:35

By Mary Milliken and David Fogarty MONTREAL (Reuters) - Industrialized nations neared accord on a vague road map to extend the Kyoto Protocol at U.N. climate talks on Thursday but Washington showed no sign of budging from plans to pursue its own strategy on global warming. Negotiators at the November 28-December 9 talks also agreed to speed investments in clean-energy projects in the Third World and set rules to ensure compliance with Kyoto, meant as a first step to prevent...

2005-12-08 14:20:11

By Alister Doyle and Mary Milliken MONTREAL (Reuters) - Negotiators at U.N. talks agreed to speed investments in clean-energy projects in the Third World on Thursday but remained deadlocked on ways to enlist the United States in a long-term fight against global warming. About 160 nations at the U.N. climate talks agreed to streamline a plan meant to encourage projects such as hydroelectric power in Honduras and wind energy in China to help cut use of fossil fuels. A draft decision...

2005-12-07 17:55:08

By David Fogarty and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - The European Union and host Canada piled pressure on the United States on Wednesday to join an international pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions and limit the predicted chaos from global warming. But the United States defended its policy of investing billions of dollars in cleaner technology to reduce emissions, brushing aside calls for it to commit to long-term U.N. discussions on slowing climate change,. "One size does...

2005-12-07 14:32:06

By David Fogarty and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - The European Union and host Canada piled pressure on the United States on Wednesday to join an international pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions and limit the predicted chaos from global warming. Environment ministers from more than 90 countries sought to break a deadlock over how to launch talks that entice the United States and big developing nations such as India and China to join a system that limits greenhouse gases....

2005-12-07 14:29:22

By David Fogarty and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - The European Union and host Canada piled pressure on the United States on Wednesday to join an international pact to curb greenhouse gas emissions and limit the predicted chaos from global warming. Environment ministers from more than 90 countries sought to break a deadlock over how to launch talks that entice the United States and big developing nations such as India and China to join a system that limits greenhouse gases....

2005-12-07 11:54:27

By David Fogarty and Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - Environment ministers from across the world tried to break a deadlock on Wednesday over how to involve the United States and developing nations in tackling global warming. As the high-level portion of a major U.N. climate change conference began, delegates to the November 28-December 9 talks in Montreal had made little progress in agreeing on the shape of the next phase of the U.N. Kyoto Protocol climate change pact, which...


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